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2014-05-14 08:37:29

The renowned science foundation advances AI in the capital of Ethiopia. NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to Sub-Saharan Africa, the media always focuses on war, famine and disease. Little is known about the innovation and positive attributes stemming from the region. One such attribute, is the growth of computer science and artificial intelligence. Indeed, the field of AI has skyrocketed in developing nations with the advent of the home computer, but has recently...

Sphinx Fragment Of Pyramid-building Pharaoh Unearthed By Hebrew University Team
2013-07-09 10:31:48

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem As modern Egypt searches for a new leader, Israeli archaeologists have found evidence of an ancient Egyptian leader in northern Israel. At a site in Tel Hazor National Park, north of the Sea of Galilee, archeologists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have unearthed part of a unique Sphinx belonging to one of the ancient pyramid-building pharaohs. The Hazor Excavations are headed by Prof. Amnon Ben-Tor, the Yigael Yadin Professor in the...

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2011-07-15 09:25:12

How influential are mass media portrayals of chimpanzees in television, movies, advertisements and greeting cards on public perceptions of this endangered species? That is what researchers based at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo sought to uncover in a new nationwide study published in PLoS ONE, an open-access scientific journal. Their findings reveal the potential role that media plays in creating widespread misunderstandings about the conservation status and nature of this great ape. Study...

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2011-04-14 12:30:23

U.S. lawmakers proposed bills on Wednesday that would ban medical researchers from using chimpanzees in the U.S. "Scientists worldwide have halted chimpanzee experiments, because these intelligent creatures suffer immensely and are poor models for researching human diseases," Elizabeth Kucinich, director of government affairs for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, said in a statement. Her research ethics group has campaigned for the bills now being pushed in the Senate and...

2011-02-17 00:00:51

With local and in country Japanese voice talents, JBI Studios announces 30 professional native speakers for the specific needs of every client's project. (Vocus/PRWEB) February 16, 2011 Japanese voice over services are prepared in our facilities which are specifically engineered for optimal voice recording and equipped with Pro Tools and state-of-the-art hardware operated by veteran audio engineers. With their new addition of Japanese voice actors, JBI Studios provides global clients with...

2008-07-01 09:00:26

Alexander Interactive, a leading e-commerce strategy, design and development agency, today announced it has launched AiSearch, a new search engine designed to help e-commerce companies better manage search results and boost online sales. AiSearch is the latest in Ai's growing line of advanced web solutions, placing the agency at the forefront of the interactive industry. Ai: Interactive, Innovative E-commerce providers typically rely on software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors for...

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2008-01-26 00:00:00

During an upcoming episode of Britain's "ËœExtraordinary Animals" program, viewers will be able to see an ape defeat 2004 World Memory Championship winner Ben Pridmore. Ayumu, a seven-year-old male chimp raised in captivity in Japan, did three times as well as Mr. Pridmore at a computer game which involved remembering the position of numbers on a screen. It's a significant accomplishment, considering Mr. Pridmore, a 30-year-old accountant, is capable of memorizing the order of a...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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